HO SCALE -- Custom Model Railroad Layout. Pino Grande Sawmill Complex - Historical Diorama. SierraWest Twin Mills at Deer Creek (Kit 105s Signature Edition). The most detailed SierraWest Pino Grande 1:87 scale SAWMILL COMPLEX ever built.Every structure is custom built or kit modified. Eight years to complete and built by Master Model Railroader Richard A. ALL flows (log, cant, lumber and sawdust) are correct. The original Ralph Clement Bryant Lumber and Logging books were used as references. The model RR is 46.5 high, 8.5' long and 3.5' wide, about 30 square feet.
It is on a wood L girder/joist and 2 3/4" foam base with 2" x 4 wood legs (see image). Ten 6 drawer plastic parts storage carts can be stored under the model. The fascia is Masonite and also Wet n Shape with dirt slurry covered corrugated. The track plan has opportunity for switching log cars, lumber cars and cut off loads.
Logs can be unloaded in two areas: log brow into the water or onto the dry rollway. Logs can then be hauled up the normal floating log haul (New Mill) or sinker logs can be hauled up the old log haul (by cable) into the Old Mill.
The Historical Sawmill Complex Diorama. Consists of accurate wood sawmill structures, equipment, figures, 1/87 scale. Code 70 railroad track, 5.Turnouts (award winning), logging locomotives and a large log pond, 6 square feet. The main sawmill structures are board by board construction.
The super detailed Boiler House consists of five kits: 2 boiler kits, one structure kit, one piping kit and a steam engine kit. Plus scratch built items such as the drive system, stacks and boiler cement pads. The Boiler House and the New Mill were expanded by 50%. The layout has been operated with state-of-the-art.
Digital Command Control (DCC) (not included) with wireless radio hand held control. No panel, panel switches, special wiring or LEDs required. One NCE controller can control all movement on this display including the.
Sound logging locomotive decoders, 5. All wiring under the layout is new, neat and labeled. The bus is red and black 12 gauge wire NMRA standard.
This Historical Diorama can be displayed as static or operational. The two mill buildings, the Old Mill and the New Mill, contain correct mill equipment. Some were scratch built and some are kits by SierraWest, Keystone Locomotive Works and Western Scale Models. The drive system was designed and scratch built by the modeler and is modeled correctly.The diorama includes four custom scratch built trestles - see the images. Also included is a log pond dam modeled from the book about the CA Pino Grande sawmill. The dam actually held back the EnviroTex during the four pond pours.
There is also a custom log pond boat, boat house, dynamite shed, log brow, low brow hoist and shed, 3 steam donkeys, saw sharpening shack and misc. The sawmill yard contains lumber stacks, various cranes and other equipment such as a band saw and tools. Multiple buildings are included - see the images. Also included are some HO scale sound Bachmann logging locomotives (with metal gears and upgraded decoders) and various rail cars.
Included is a log camp with 12 small houses, 3 outhouses, 1 large house, 1 store (with interior detail) and 1 mess hall. The log pond is substantial measuring about 25" x 34" which contains 25 or so logs floating in EnviroTex epoxy (four layers) at the correct depth. Note the log pond EnviroTex in the images - looks like real water. Also included is an engine house built by Lou Sassi, the famous model railroader and several misc.Some rocks and trees may be included. The item "HO SCALE - Custom Model Railroad Layout SAWMILL" is in sale since Monday, November 15, 2021. This item is in the category "Toys & Hobbies\Model Railroads & Trains\Railroads & Trains\Parts & Accessories\Buildings, Tunnels & Bridges". The seller is "richarsenge-0" and is located in Victor, New York. This item can be shipped to United States.